Review: Withdrawal syndrome in Losartan
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 20, 2013)
Severity ratings: 4.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Withdrawal syndrome by studying 11,100 people who take Losartan. We analyze: the time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome, gender and age of these people, the severity of Withdrawal syndrome, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Losartan. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Losartan (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management, essential hypertension, high blood cholesterol, hypotension. Commonly reported side effects of Losartan include high blood pressure, breathing difficulty, dyspnoea exacerbated, dizziness, dizziness aggravated.
Withdrawal syndrome (any physical or psychological disturbance (as sweating or depression) experienced by a drug addict when deprived of the drug) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.
On Nov, 20, 2013: 11,048 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 10 people (0.09%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.
Time on Losartan when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00 |
Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||80.00%||20.00% |
Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan * :
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||22.22%||55.56% |
Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Losartan ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Withdrawal syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Depression (3 people, 30.00%)
- Blood pressure abnormal (3 people, 30.00%)
- High blood pressure (2 people, 20.00%)
- Sleep disorder therapy (2 people, 20.00%)
- Blood cholesterol abnormal (2 people, 20.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Losartan potassium (9 people, 90.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 30.00%)
- Simvastatin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Aspirin (3 people, 30.00%)
- Atenolol (3 people, 30.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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